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Justin Verlander will have to have a solid performance if the Astros are going to win Game 6 and capture their first World Series. (Image: Associated Press)

Dodgers Favorite in Must-Win Game 6 of World Series

If the Dodgers are going to win their seventh World Series they have to win Tuesday’s Game 6 and fortunately for them they are favored to tie up the contest. That is where the good luck ends for Los Angeles as they will face an uphill battle to win two […]

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is seen on a cart being driven off the field after breaking his collarbone against Minnesota October 15. (Image: Associated Press)

Quarterback Injuries Testing Backups, Gamblers Nerves

NFL quarterback is a perilous position and signal callers can expect to receive some type of injury in the 16-week season. It seems like this year several marquee QBs have been sidelined for long amounts of times, forcing backups to take over. In the past two weeks Green Bay;s Aaron […]

Los Angeles Favored Over Houston in World Series, but Face Obstacles

Sportsbooks have given the nod to the Los Angeles Dodgers making them a minus-140 favorite over the Houston Astros to win the World Series, which begins Tuesday. The American League Champion is a plus-120 to win the title. There are several factors that make the National League Champions the pick […]

Wisconsin football is No. 6 in the country and thrilling fans, but not bettors. The team is 3-3 against the spread. (Image: Getty Images)

Normalcy Should Return to College Football Betting in Week 8

After the wild ride underdogs gave four teams in college football’s top 10 last week, it is safe to say that there shouldn’t be a repeat of the favorites falling like dominoes in Week 8. The losing quartet was No. 2 Clemson, No. 6 Washington, No. 8 Washington State and […]

The Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA Championship and are favored to do so again this year. (Image: REXShutterstock)

NBA Season Begins Tuesday with Pressing Questions

With the NBA season beginning Tuesday many experts around the league are already saying its over, that the Golden State Warriors will easily win their third championship in four years. The team is stronger and deeper than last year’s squad that went 16-1 in the playoffs. Television analyst said on […]

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are hoping they will win the Stanley Cup for a third consecutive year. (Image: Post Gazette)

NHL Season Begins, Pittsburgh Favored to Three-Peat

Despite losing a marquee goalie to the expansion draft, the Pittsburgh Penguins are favored by sportsbooks to win its third Stanley Cup Championship. Oddsmakers had the team as an 8-1 selection before the season and they have been bet down to 6-1. There have been several back-to-back winners of the […]

The Cleveland Indians are peaking at the right time and are the favorites to not only win the American League Championship, but the World Series as well. (Image: Getty Images)

Baseball Playoffs Present Several World Series Contenders

Major League Baseball’s playoffs get underway Tuesday and several of the 10 teams have legitimate chances to win the World Series. This could be one of the more exciting postseasons in recent memory. It could also be beneficial to bettors. There are wagers to be made on which team will […]

Title Odds Might Drop on NCAA Basketball Teams Under FBI Investigation

Odds for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship could be affected by the news that the FBI had arrested four assistant coaches for bribery and corruption charges and placed three other programs under investigation. One online betting site Bovada had taken future odds off its website and more could follow suit. […]

NFL, College Underdogs Take Bite Out of Those Playing Favorites

Usually betting on the favorites to cover a spread will show success more times than not, but last weekend gamblers counting on the chosen ones to protect the number took big hits in both the NFL and college football. The professional football underdogs were 10-4 against the spread, with seven […]

College Football Weekend Provide Several Possible Trap Games

There are a few college football contests this weekend that have odds that pop out at first glance and look like sure winners, but closer scrutiny might reveal a possible trap game. Gamblers call them sucker lines and they exist to stimulate wagering and get people to put money down […]

NFL Week Two Produces Teams to Beat, Beaten Ones

It’s hard to imagine that in 14 days of NFL football there are teams that are already out of it, but the second week of the season showed a clearer definition of the haves and have-nots. There were those that we already knew about, like the Kansas City Chiefs and […]

Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez Bout Billed as Fight for Ages

No gimmicks will be needed when Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez face each other Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and promoter Oscar De La Hoya couldn’t be prouder. The 10-time world title holder has transitioned seamlessly into the business end of the sport he was so successful […]

NFL Bettors Have Plenty To Celebrate After First Week of Season

The much-anticipated first week of the NFL season is over and for bettors who took the unconventional route they were paid off handsomely as there were several mild surprises during the 15 games played. What took place will also give gamblers more information for this week’s games. The biggest shock […]

College Football Provides Upsets, Comebacks in Wild Week One

The first full week of college football provided more excitement in four days than most sports experience in a season. There were major upsets, record come-from-behind victories and a double overtime result. Most gamblers would have needed a defibrillator if they had money on some of these games. The list […]